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/'sækroʊsæŋkt/ a. Syn. inviolable
regarded as sacred and inviolable
The brash insurance salesman invaded the [___] privacy of the office of the president of the company.


Spelling Word: sacrosanct
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/sə'gæsətɪ/ n.
quality of being sagacious; quickness or acuteness of sense perceptions; keenness of discernment; shrewdness
She was half sorry her [___] had miscarried, and half glad that Tom had stumbled into obedient conduct for once.


Spelling Word: sagacity
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/sæŋktɪ'moʊnɪəs/ a. Syn. hypocritical
excessively or hypocritically pious; possessing sanctity; sacred; holy; saintly; religious
What we need to do is not fool ourselves and remain [___] about the issue of doping in baseball.


Spelling Word: sanctimonious
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/sɑr'tɔ:rɪəl/ a.
relating to a tailor, tailoring, or tailored clothing
He was as famous for the [___] splendor of his attire as he was for his acting.


Spelling Word: sartorial
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/'sɔ:dɪd/ a. Syn. filthy; vile; dirty; foul
filthy; unethical or dishonest; dirty; foul; morally degraded
Many of these files contain [___] details about the personal lives of the litigants.


Spelling Word: sordid
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/spɜrn/ v. Syn. reject; scorn
reject disdainfully or contemptuously; scorn
The heroine had to [___] the villain's advances.


Spelling Word: spurn
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/'stoʊɪk/ a. Syn. impassive
indifferent to or unaffected by joy, grief, pleasure, or pain
I wasn't particularly [___] when I had my flu shot; I squealed like a stuck pig.


Spelling Word: stoic
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/'strɪndʒənt/ a. Syn. binding; rigid
demanding strict attention to rules and procedures; binding; rigid
I think these regulations are too [___].


Spelling Word: stringent
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/'sʌkjʊlənt/ a. Syn. delectable
full of juicy; full of richness; highly interesting or enjoyable; delectable
Beyond, the blue smoke of the sugar house curled into the bluer skies, and the odor of the kettles reached in [___] deliciousness far and wide.


Spelling Word: succulent
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/'sʌltrɪ/ a.
burning hot; extremely and unpleasantly hot
He could not adjust himself to the [___] climate of the tropics.


Spelling Word: sultry